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lamé a fabric with metallic thread woven into it.
lame permanently disabled, esp. in a foot or leg. [4 definitions]
lamebrain (informal) a slow-witted or stupid person; dunce; dolt.
lamed the name of the twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
lame duck an elected official or group of officials serving in public office during the period between an unsuccessful or unattempted reelection and the inauguration of a successor. [2 definitions]
lamella a thin flat plate, scale, membrane, blade, or layer of bone or tissue, such as is found in or forms the gills of bivalve mollusks and mushrooms.
lamellibranch any of a group of mollusks, including oysters, mussels, and clams, with a hinged shell divided into halves; bivalve. [2 definitions]
lament an expression of sorrow or regret. [5 definitions]
lamentable deserving to be lamented; deplorable; unfortunate; disappointing.
lamentation an act or instance of expressing grief or sorrow. [2 definitions]
lamented mourned or grieved for, as a dead person.
lamina a thin plate, scale, or sheet, esp. the top layer of several. [2 definitions]
laminar flow the regular and non-turbulent movement of a layer of liquid near a solid boundary. (Cf. turbulent flow.)
laminate to separate into thin layers. [6 definitions]
laminated composed of or compressed from thin layers, often bonded together. [2 definitions]
lamp a device that provides an artificial source of light. [3 definitions]
lampblack a fine gray or black carbon pigment made from incompletely burned substances and used in colorings, matches, lubricants, and other products.
lamper eel a lamprey.
lampion a small oil lamp, usu. with a colored glass chimney, formerly used as a light on carriages.
lamplight the light or glow produced by a lamp.
lamplighter a person formerly employed to light and extinguish gas street lights. [2 definitions]